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Become a Staff Wellbeing Champion

As part of our action plan, we are aiming to recruit a network of wellbeing champions. Find out what being a wellbeing champion involves and how to become one.

About the role

Our Wellbeing Champions will play a key role in developing and supporting a culture that contributes to improved mental health and wellbeing.

To support our Health and Wellbeing action plan and Time to Change pledge our Wellbeing Champions will:

  • take an active part in promoting activities and events
  • encourage colleagues to access relevant health and wellbeing opportunities
  • share best practice and stories of success
  • signpost colleagues and students to relevant resources and services
  • role model and promote a healthy culture within the community

The key attribute that we want from our Wellbeing Champions is that they are engaged, enthusiastic and willing to support staff members.

If you are interested in supporting our commitment to wellbeing by championing and promoting the relevant messages, whilst also gaining valuable knowledge and skills, then we encourage you to express your interest via the application process at

How to become a wellbeing champion

Become a wellbeing champion to support health and wellbeing in your department.

We are aiming to recruit and train 20 Wellbeing champions in the 2019/20 academic year. We intend to build on this by recruiting and training a further 20 champions in the following academic year.

To find out more about being a Wellbeing Champion read the information leaflet that will tell you more about the role.

Workplace Wellbeing Champion Application

Download the workplace Wellbeing champion Application form